28 Aug Know Your Rights: Immigrants Affected by Federally Declared Disasters
When the federal government declares severe storms and flooding like those in Texas to be a major disaster, that declaration makes residents eligible for federal disaster assistance.
NOWCRJ’s guide answers the following questions relating to immigrants affected by the flooding:
- Are immigrants eligible for FEMA disaster relief benefits?
- Is there risk of immigration enforcement against those seeking shelter and assistance from the government?
- What should immigrants do if their immigration case is affected by the flooding?
- What resources are available to monolingual Spanish speakers?